climbed 111%. cnn's bob pisani has seen a mood shift on wall street. >> the economy is slowly improving. it's not fast enough for a lot of people, unemployment is too high. but some of the key economic indicators are definitely getting better. >> reporter: what's going right for the economy? manufacturing has picked. while the unemployment rate edged up to 7.9% in january, we also learned more jobs were added in 2012 than first reported. meanwhile, fear of a financial crisis is lessening. back in portland, julie ober's job hunt is now over. >> i got the job! >> one more economic note. we talked last night about how gas prices are climbing fast. they moved even higher since then. now averaging $3.46 a gallon nation nationally, up almost 20 cents in just a month, brian. >> tom costello starting us off from washington tonight. tom, thanks. >>> overseas now to another big story still developing this evening. with the attack in benghazi last september 11th still fresh in the minds of a lot of americans, there's now been another terrorist attack on a u.s. outpost overseas. this time the u.s.